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Laurier rugby wins first playoff game in modern team history

It was a historic day for the Wilfrid Laurier University men’s rugby team on Saturday, Oct.28, as they recorded the first playoff win in modern team history. The Golden Hawks overcame the Western Mustangs by a final score of 36-12 and advanced to the OUA semifinals. Both teams came into the playoff contest with a regular season record of 5-3, but Laurier […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Rugby, Sports ·
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Golden Hawks face off against each other in OUA all-star game

The time of the year has come where the season has wrapped up and school is over with. This marks the arrival of the tenth annual Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Women’s Basketball All-Star game. The game is made up of the OUA’s biggest stars, from the past season, with 10 university teams being represented to make up a total of […]

by Abdulhamid Ibrahim· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

Men’s football stays busy during the offseason

The expectations will be at an all time high for the Laurier men’s football team next season. Anything less than a playoff appearance will be considered a failure for the defending OUA champions. With key players like Kwaku Boateng, Nakas Onyeka and Jalen Price potentially moving on to the CFL, things will only get harder for the Hawks. However, every […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Football, Sports ·
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Laurier’s Intramural program among the elite in the OUA

Intramurals play a huge role in shaping the student body at Laurier. They give students who aren’t part of varsity sports a chance to get involved in athletics. The variety of sports offered gives everybody a chance to choose whichever sport pleases them. The inclusivity is what makes intramurals so special and at Laurier, the program is arguably more expansive […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · More Sports, Sports ·
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Laurier alumna, Lee Anna Osei, named one of the 150 black women who’ve made Canadian History

From 2012-15, Wilfrid Laurier University alumna Lee Anna Osei lead the Laurier women’s basketball team to the playoffs. Now, in her first year off the Laurier court, Osei was recently named one of the 150 black women who’ve made Canadian history. Osei talked about what an honour this achievement is for her. “It’s very humbling. I think it’s a testament […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·
Another former Western quarterback joins the Laurier coaching staff

Another former Western quarterback joins the Laurier coaching staff

The Wilfrid Laurier men’s football team has added another former Western Mustangs quarterback to their coaching staff, as the Hawks have recently hired Will Finch as their quarterback coach for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Finch was widely noted as one of the best quarterbacks in the OUA as he suited up for the Mustangs from 2012-16. Unfortunately for Finch and […]

by Rob Fifield· · 0 comments · Sports ·
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1st year star Tevaun Kokko brings new energy to Golden Hawks

One of the biggest reasons behind the Laurier men’s basketball team’s success this season has been the play of starting guard Tevaun Kokko. The Markham native is averaging a team high 18.5 points per game and is the engine that gets the Hawks’ offence going on a nightly basis. “My offence comes within the flow of the team’s offence most […]

by Pranav Desai· · 0 comments · Basketball, Sports ·